Lindsay Wildlife Partners With Museums For All To Offer Reduced Admission To Qualifying Visitors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lindsay Wildlife Experience joins Museums for All to increase accessibility to museums and other learning centers across the country
WALNUT CREEK, CALIF./ Feb. 1, 2020/— Lindsay Wildlife Experience announced today that it has joined Museums for All to increase accessibility to museums and other learning centers, and encourage people of all backgrounds to become lifelong museum-goers.
Visitors who present a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and a picture ID will be charged a minimal admission fee of $3 per person for up to four individuals at Lindsay Wildlife. The program is effective immediately.
An initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), Museums for All is part of Lindsay’s commitment to broaden its reach and make its science-based education and wildlife conservation programs accessible to all.
“Educational and transformative experiences should be available to every child and every family regardless of circumstance,” said Carlos de la Rosa, Lindsay’s Executive Director. “We are excited to be part of the wonderful Museums for All initiative to offer affordable programs to all of the region’s residents.”
Lindsay is one of more than 500 museums, science centers, zoos and other institutions across the country offering similar free and reduced admission to eligible individuals and families. Museums for All is part of Lindsay’s broad commitment to seek, include and welcome all audiences.
About Lindsay Wildlife Experience:
Lindsay connects people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. A unique natural history and environmental education center where live wild animals are just inches away from visitors, Lindsay serves more than 100,000 children and adults each year. Home to the first wildlife rehabilitation hospital established in the U.S., Lindsay treats more than 5,500 animals annually.
About the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS):
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. Their mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Their grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov.
About the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM):
The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) champions children’s museums worldwide. With more than 400 members in 48 states and 20 countries, ACM leverages the collective knowledge of children’s museums through convening, sharing and dissemination. For information, visit www.childrensmuseums.org.